Government agrees on jail terms for tech bosses

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Government agrees to introduce jail terms for tech bosses who fail to protect children online
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Government agrees to introduce jail terms for tech bosses who fail to protect children online

The Government has agreed to introduce changes to the Online Safety Bill that would result in two-year prison for tech leaders who fail to safeguard children online.

The decision comes after Labour expressed support for a rebel amendment to the Online Safety Bill, putting Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in danger of losing a Commons vote on Tuesday. The rebels de...

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